Fox Sports SVP: VR Here to Stay

The Dec. 10 MLS Cup marked yet another first for Fox Sports and its virtual reality endeavors, with the network not only marking the first time the league’s championship game has been offered in VR, but also giving viewers five camera angles to choose from. Fox Sports has be... More

Salesforce Exec: Company’s Benefiting from ‘Radical State of Change’ in Tech

Salesforce is significantly benefiting from the growing popularity of mobility and increased acceptance of cloud services, according to David Havlek, its EVP of finance. “The world is in this radical state of change” with customer experience due to “this move to mobility... More

Box at Content Protection Summit: Adopt a ‘Zero Trust’ Mindset

Joel de la Garza, chief security officer at Box, knows what media and entertainment companies are going through when it comes to securing their content during its complete lifecycle in today’s modern enterprise environment, where a workforce might be completely cloud-enabled, w... More

Aspera, EVS Execs: Changing Sports Fans’ Expectations Have Created Challenges for Media Companies

Today’s sports fans have different expectations and demands for the content they are viewing, and that has created challenges for media companies and production teams delivering sports content, according to executives at IBM company Aspera and EVS Broadcast Equipment, a Belgium... More

You.i TV: Creating Fans — and Customers — Across Screens

Privately held company You.i TV has had a straight-forward goal since day one: help media and entertainment companies create fans of content — and keep them — via a multi-screen video app platform that takes direct-to-consumer as gospel. Sony, Turner, Rogers Communications... More

Dell EMC President: Cloud, ‘Software-Defined Everything’ are Driving Server Growth Now

The cloud, as well as software-defined storage and networking, are the main forces driving server growth today, according to Dell EMC President David Goulden. “The cloud, both public and private, is a very big driver of server growth these days,” he said Dec. 8, during the... More

Dolby, Elemental Execs: HDR Making Major Strides, But Challenges Remain

High dynamic range (HDR) continues to make significant strides on multiple fronts, but challenges remain, according to executives at Dolby Laboratories and Amazon Web Services division Elemental, a supplier of software-defined video solutions for multi-screen content delivery. ... More

CPS Keynote: No Such Thing as Hackers Today

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — It may sound like lunacy to those who’ve experienced a cyber security breach, but according to famed “spy-catcher” Eric O’Neill, a cybersecurity expert and former FBI counter-terrorism and counterintelligence operative, there’s no such thing a... More

Kaltura, Selvz Execs: Challenges, Confusion Remain About VR

It’s still early days for virtual reality (VR) and several challenges remain for the technology, according to executives at Kaltura and VR company Selvz. The “most challenging” VR content development scenario today is the creation of a live 360 video experience, Iddo Sha... More

Wazee Launches Digital Media Hub

Cloud-native video management company Wazee Digital is launching a new service geared toward broadcasters, one that allows them to capture live video moments and immediately integrate them live into broadcasts. The Wazee Digital Media Hub web portal also allows host broadcaste... More

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